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  • Page 1: User Manual

    6000 series Smar t LED TV Register your product and get suppor t at 42PFL6008 42PFL6158 42PFL61 8 42PFL61 8 42PFL6 47PFL6008 47PFL6158 47PFL6188 47PFL6198 47PFL6678 55PFL6008 55PFL6158 55PFL6188 55PFL6198 55PFL6678 60PFL6008 User manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Tour 3 Start Skype 66 Smart TV 3 Contacts 67 App gallery 3 Calling on Skype 68 Rental videos 3 Skype Credit 69 Online TV 3 Skype settings 69 Social networks 3 Sign out 70 Skype 4 Terms of Use 70 Smartphones and tablets 4 Pause TV and recordings 4 Games 71...
  • Page 3: Tour

    To watch a rental video, you don't need to leave your home. Simply rent the latest movie from your regional online video Connect this Philips Smart LED TV to the Internet and store. discover a new world of television. You can make a wired connection to your router or you can link up wirelessly with Wi-Fi.
  • Page 4: Social Networks

    You can record while you are watching a program microphone and a good connection to the Internet. Some or schedule a recording of an upcoming programme. Philips TVs have a camera and microphone built in. In Help, press List and look up Pause TV or Recording for...
  • Page 5: Easylink

    The TV uses 3D technology to show both screens. To play a two-player game with two different full screen pictures, you need a pair of 3D glasses for each player. In Help, press List and look up Game console or Two- player games for more information.
  • Page 6: Setting Up

    Power cable Quick Start Guide that came with the TV. In case you lost this guide, you can download it from Use the product type number of the TV to look for the Quick Insert the power cable into the POWER socket of the TV.
  • Page 7: Satellite Dish

    With media server software on your computer, you can open your photos, music and videos stored on your computer on your TV screen. Use a recent version of media server software like Windows Media Player 11, Twonky™ or similar*. Install the software on your computer and set it up to share your media files with the TV.
  • Page 8: Network Settings

    To make a secured WPS connection with a PIN code, select 3 - Press h and select S Setup and press OK. WPS pin and press OK. Write down the 8-digit PIN code 4 - Select Connect to network and press OK. 5 - Select Wired and press OK.
  • Page 9: Connect Devices

    With Clear Internet memory you clear all Internet files stored An HDMI connection has the best picture and sound quality. on your TV. You clear your Philips Smart TV registration and One HDMI cable combines video and audio signals. Use an parental rating setting, your video store app logins, all Smart TV HDMI cable for High Definition (HD) TV signals.
  • Page 10: Easylink Hdmi Cec

    If the device, typically a Home Theatre System (HTS), also has the HDMI ARC connection, connect it to any of the HDMI Audio Out - Optical connections on this TV. With the HDMI ARC connection, you do not need to connect the extra audio cable that sends the Audio Out - Optical is a high quality sound connection.
  • Page 11 The inserted CAM is exclusively for your TV. Auto subtitle shift CAM settings If you play a DVD or Blu-ray Disc on a Philips disc player that To set passwords or PIN codes for the CAM TV broadcast, supports subtitles, the TV can move the subtitles upwards.
  • Page 12 Home Theatre System (HTS) Connect Use an HDMI cable to connect a Home Theatre System (HTS) to the TV. You can connect a Philips Soundbar or an HTS with a built-in disc player. Switch off timer Alternatively, you can use a SCART cable if the device has no Switch off this automatic timer, if you only use the remote HDMI connection.
  • Page 13 2 - Select TV settings > Sound > Advanced > Audio Out Automatic audio to video sync leveling. With recent Philips Home Theatre Systems, the audio to 3 - If the volume difference is large, select More. If the volume video sync is automatically synchronised and always correct.
  • Page 14: Dvd Player

    If the Blu-ray Disc player has EasyLink HDMI CEC, you can If the game console is connected with HDMI and has EasyLink operate the player with the TV remote control. HDMI CEC, you can operate the game console with the TV In Help, press List and look up EasyLink HDMI CEC for remote control.
  • Page 15: Usb Keyboard Or Mouse

    TV guide Before you decide to buy a USB Hard Drive to record, you can check if you can record digital TV channels in your country. Press Guide on the remote control. If there is a Record button on the TV guide page, you can record programmes from digital TV channels.
  • Page 16: Photo Camera

    Switch the TV on and connect the USB mouse to one of the USB connections on the TV. You can also connect the USB mouse to a connected USB keyboard. Photo camera Mouse clicks To view photos stored on your digital photo camera, you can - Left click = OK connect the camera directly to the TV.
  • Page 17: Setup Menu

    1 - Press h, select S Setup and press OK. 2 - Select TV settings > Picture > Game or computer and press OK. 3 - Select Game (for gaming) or select Off (for watching a movie) and press OK. 4 - Press b, repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu.
  • Page 18: Safety And Care

    To set a Quick picture setting . . . In Help, press List and look up Audio language or 1 - Press h, select an activity or a connected device (or its Subtitles for more information. connection) and press OK. 2 - Press h again, select S Setup and press OK.
  • Page 19: Screen Care

    • Never place the TV on tall furniture, such as a bookcase, without anchoring both the furniture and TV to the wall or a suitable support. Safety • Teach children about the dangers of climbing on furniture to reach the TV. Read me Risk of swallowing batteries! The remote control may contain coin-type batteries which can...
  • Page 20 • To avoid deformations and colour fading, wipe off water drops as quickly as possible. • Avoid stationary images as much as possible. Stationary images are images that remain onscreen for extended periods of time. Stationary images include onscreen menus, black bars, time displays, etc.
  • Page 21: Switch On

    Quick start With Quick start, the TV can start up faster than usual. When you switch the TV on from standby the TV picture already appears after a few seconds, if Quick start is activated. Switch on The TV can remember your daily habit of watching TV. Some time before you usually switch on the TV, Quick start will activate automatically, allowing you to switch on quickly.
  • Page 22 To navigate up, down, left or right. 8 - o OPTIONS To open or close the Options menu. Bottom Standby To switch the TV on or back to standby. 2 - Playback and record keys • Play x, to playback •...
  • Page 23 5 - Enter - To confirm the text you entered. 6 - Backspace - Deletes the character in front of the text Uppercase and lowercase cursor. 7 - Ω Special character - To open the onscreen keyboard to To type an uppercase letter, press the ( (Shift) key just select accented letters or symbols.
  • Page 24: Tv Channels

    • The remote control is paired with another TV To pair, hold the Remote control close to the Philips logo (about 10cm) and press the Red and Blue key at the same time.
  • Page 25 Alternatively, press h to open the Home menu and select Watch TV and press OK. Universal access With Universal access switched on, you can set some options Switch channels for hearing impaired and visually impaired people. To switch channels, press CH+ or CH-. If you know the In Help, press List and look up Universal access for more channel number, type in the number with the number keys.
  • Page 26 The channel lists Rename channels In the channel lists, you can find all installed TV and radio channels. You can rename channels in the channel list. 1 - Select the channel you want to rename in one of the Next to the channel list All, which holds all installed channels, channel lists - All, Favourites, Radio or New.
  • Page 27: Channel Installation

    TV or go to Mark as favourite. The channel is favourite list and press marked with a star s and added to the Favourite channel list. To unmark a favourite channel, highlight the channel in any channel list and press *Unmark as favourite.
  • Page 28 With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on while watching TV or any moment when the TV is in standby. one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. With Channel list copy, you avoid the time-consuming channel search by uploading a predefined channel list on a TV.
  • Page 29 If the country is correct continue with step 2. If the country is not correct, you need to start a reinstallation. DVB settings To start the reinstallation, press h, select S Setup and press OK. Select TV settings > General settings > Reinstall TV >...
  • Page 30 Frequency step size Manual installation The TV searches for channels in steps of 8MHz. Analogue TV channels can be manually installed, channel by If this results in having no channels installed or if some channel. channels are missing, you can search in smaller steps of 1MHz. To install analogue channels manually, press h, select S Using the 1MHz steps will take more time to search for and Setup and press OK.
  • Page 31 Scales the picture to a 16:9 format. To stop the search, press u until nothing is selected. • Wide screen Text from a connected device Stretches the picture to a 16:9 format. Some connected devices that receive TV channels can also offer Text.
  • Page 32: Tv Guide

    Most channels that offer HbbTV or iTV invite you to press the (red) key or OK key to open their interactive programme. Text setup Navigate iTV pages Text language You can use the arrow and colour keys, the number keys and Some digital TV broadcasters have several Text languages the b key to navigate the iTV pages.
  • Page 33: Switch To Devices

    To select a programme, use the arrow keys to highlight the programme name. Navigate to the right to view programmes scheduled later that Receiving TV guide info day. To switch to the programme (channel), select the programme The TV guide receives information (data) from broadcasters or and press OK.
  • Page 34: Subtitles And Languages

    You can switch on your Home Theatre System to listen to an audio disc or a radio channel and leave the TV in standby. To only switch on the HTS, with the TV in standby, press c SOURCE on the TV remote control. Automatic detection When you connect a new device to the TV, the device is detected automatically and put in the Source menu.
  • Page 35: Menu Language

    There is no need to set subtitles in Text for digital channels. 4 - Press b, repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu. Digital channels can offer several subtitle languages for a Audio languages for the hearing and visually impaired programme.
  • Page 36: Picture Menu

    • Standard - Factory standard settings • Photo - Ideal for viewing photos Switch off timer Vivid If the Picture style is switched back to Vivid every time you If you do not press a key on the remote control during a 4 switch on the TV, the TV location is set to Shop.
  • Page 37 1 - Press h, select S Setup and press OK. 2 - Select TV settings > Picture > Noise reduction. Dynamic contrast 3 - Press x (right) and select Maximum, Medium, Minimum or Off. With Dynamic contrast, you can set the level at which the TV 4 - Press b, repeatedly if necessary, to close the menu.
  • Page 38 Gamma Brightness With Gamma, you can set a non-linear setting for picture With Brightness, you can set the level of brightness of the luminance and contrast. Gamma is a setting intended for expert users. picture signal. Brightness is a setting intended for expert users. We recommend non-expert users to adjust the brightness with the Backlight contrast setting.
  • Page 39: Sound Settings

    1 - Press h, select S Setup and press OK. • Movie - Ideal for watching movies 2 - Select TV settings > Picture > Format and edges > • Game - Ideal for gaming Picture shift. • Music - Ideal for listening to music 3 - Press x (right) and adjust the value with u (up) or v (down).
  • Page 40 If you select EasyLink autostart, the TV will switch on the audio device, send the TV sound to the device and switch off Headphones volume the TV speakers. With EasyLink or EasyLink autostart selected, you can still With Headphones volume, you can set the volume of a switch to TV speakers or device speakers in the Picture and connected headphones separately.
  • Page 41: Ambilight Settings

    For more information, press LIST and look up Audio Out delay. Ambilight mode Audio Out offset Ambilight can have a dynamic or a static mode. With Dynamic, the TV follows the colours of the image on screen. You can If you cannot set a delay on the Home Theatre System, you adjust the speed at which Ambilight responds.
  • Page 42: Universal Access

    To select the colour of the wall . . . 1 - Press h, select S Setup and press OK. Switch on 2 - Select TV settings > Ambilight > Advanced > Wall colour. With Universal access switched on, the TV is set for use for 3 - Select the colour sample that matches the colour of the hearing and visually impaired people.
  • Page 43 In the Options menu, select Audio language and look for an To switch on Key beep, press oOPTIONS, select Universal audio language marked with a Ï. access and press OK. Select Key beep and select On. If Universal access does not appear in the Options menu, Speakers / Headphones switch on Universal access in Setup.
  • Page 44: Satellite Channels

    With Channel list copy, you can copy the channels installed on with the CH+ and CH- keys. one TV onto another Philips TV of the same range. Channel You can only reorder channels in the list of favourite channels. list copy will copy both terrestrial and satellite channels.
  • Page 45: Lock Satellite Channels

    There are two favourite lists, one for TV channels and one for satellite channels. Lock satellite channels Set up your favourites list Lock a channel To compose a list of your favourite channels . . . 1 - While watching a channel, press L LIST to open the To prevent children from watching a channel, you can lock a channel list.
  • Page 46: Satellite Installation

    To download the latest version of the channel package . . . You can install your satellites during the initial TV setup. The 1 - Go to the Philips support website satellite installation follows the TV channel installation. If you and enter the type number of your...
  • Page 47 The additional satellite should be seen as an extra, it is not your main satellite subscription or not the main satellite of which you use its channel package. Typically, you would add a Unicable setup 4th satellite when you have 3 satellites already installed. If you have 4 satellites installed, you might consider removing one first to be able to add a new satellite.
  • Page 48 2 - Press Rename. You can enter text with the remote 3 - With the arrow keys, select the satellite you do not wish to control keyboard or open the on-screen keyboard. update. Press OK to unmark the satellite. 4 - Select Done and press OK to close the menu. With the remote control keyboard The TV will not update the channels from satellite you To delete a character, position the cursor behind the character...
  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    If Universal access does not appear in the Options menu, switch on Universal access in Setup. In Help, press List and look up Universal access for more Speech information. The audio commentary can also hold subtitles for the words which are spoken. Audio description To switch on these subtitles (if available) .
  • Page 50 • If you use a Unicable system, make sure you assigned a unique user band number to the satellite receiver in the Unicable settings. It might be that another satellite receiver is using the same user band number. Some satellite channels seem to have disappeared from the channel list.
  • Page 51: What You Need

    3D programme is shown as a double image on screen. To switch to 3D, press 3D and select Side by side or For an extra pair of glasses order the Philips Passive 3D glasses Top / bottom according to the double image positions.
  • Page 52: Health Warning

    Health warning • Watching 3D is not recommended for children under the age of six. • If you or your family have a history of epilepsy or photosensitive seizures, consult a medical professional before exposing yourself to flashing light sources, rapid image sequences or 3D viewing.
  • Page 53: Smart Tv

    The first time you open Smart TV, you need to configure your connection. Read and agree to the terms and conditions to continue. To leave Smart TV, press b. Register Register with Club Philips. - TV Select Register and press OK. Select TV and press OK to watch TV channels.
  • Page 54 To view the Apps from another country, press Recommended Apps select a country and press OK. In this window, Philips presents a range of recommended Lock. To lock an App, select the App icon and press Apps for your country, Apps for Online TV or a selection of When you lock an App, you must enter the 4 digit PIN code rental movies from Video stores.
  • Page 55: Videos, Photos Or Music

    To return to the Smart TV start page, press L LIST or b. Internet traffic Add an App to your list Streaming or downloading many videos may exceed your In the App gallery, select the App icon and press OK. monthly Internet traffic limit.
  • Page 56 If you try to pause or record a programme with a USB Hard Plays the slide show continuously. Drive connected, the TV will ask you to format the USB Hard - Slide show speed Drive. This formatting will delete all current files on the USB Sets the speed of the slide show.
  • Page 57: With Wi-Fi Miracast

    To view info on a video (playhead position, duration, title, date, This is an official DivX Certified® device that plays DivX video. etc.), select the video and press i INFO. Visit for more information and software tools to Press again to hide the info. convert your files into DivX videos.
  • Page 58: Multi Room

    TV to your home network. you need to clear the Wi-Fi Miracast connections list first. If If the other Philips TV has a model number that ends with a you clear this list, you will have to confirm or block the seven, e.g.
  • Page 59: Pause Tv

    To switch on Switch on with Wi-Fi, press h, select S Setup and press OK. Select Network settings > Switch on with Wi-Fi and select On and press OK. Pause TV If all conditions on both TVs are met, you can use Multi room. You can pause a TV broadcast and resume watching it later.
  • Page 60: Recording

    • You can buffer the digital (DVB) subtitles of a channel. You To change the date of the list, press o OPTIONS and select cannot buffer subtitles that come from Text services. To check Select day. In the list, select the day you want and press OK. If if digital (DVB) subtitles are available, tune to the TV channel the TV guide comes from the Internet, you can select the date and press o OPTIONS, select L Options in the menu bar...
  • Page 61: Myremote App

    Using the App on other Philips TVs MyRemote App MyRemote App with other TVs You can use the MyRemote App on Philips TV models built from 2009 onwards. About MyRemote App If your TV is a 2009 model, you need to update the TV software and activate JointSpace.
  • Page 62 Network, wired for more information. Apple iPhone To download the app on your iPhone, go to the Apple App Store and look for the Philips MyRemote App. Media server software Media server software If you want to view your photos or play your music and videos from your computer on the TV, you have to install media server software on your computer.
  • Page 63: App Menu

    • the TV guide of the TV must be linked up with the You can check the compatibility of MyRemote with your other smartphone or tablet Philips products at the online support page of your product at Also ensure your Philips product has For more information on the TV guide, press List and look been updated with the latest software.
  • Page 64 TV channel currently on TV. If the TV is switched to a connected device, you need to switch the TV Tap the Control button to select the TV (or Philips Blu-ray back to Watch TV or to Watch Satellite (if a built-in satellite Disc player or Home Theatre System) to control.
  • Page 65 To switch TV channels, swipe the touchscreen of your smartphone or tablet. Swipe to the right to watch the previous channel or swipe to the left to watch the next channel. The sequence of channels follows the TV channel list. You can also use the Channel bar to look for and switch to TV channels.
  • Page 66: Skype

    Start Skype on your computer to get a temporary password To make a video call on Skype, you need the separately sold from Skype. Philips PTA317 TV camera with a built-in microphone and a good connection to the Internet. Create a new account...
  • Page 67: Contacts

    You can edit or complete your Skype profile on your computer. Start Skype on your computer, sign in with your Skype Name and Password and open your Skype profile. You - Do not disturb can change your profile picture, add a mood message or set the privacy settings.
  • Page 68: Calling On Skype

    To make a call without video, select the contact, then select the µ Voice call button and press OK. To mute your microphone while you are calling, press Block a contact Mute. To end the voice call, select the End call button and press OK. You can block any Skype user from finding you online.
  • Page 69: Skype Credit

    To play a voicemail, select the voicemail icon œ in the menu Skype during rental movies and Pause TV bar, select the new voicemail in the list and press OK. You While you are watching a rental movie from a broadcaster or can listen to the new voicemail as many times you want.
  • Page 70: Sign Out

    Navigate to the menu bar and select S Settings to open the Settings page. Sign out Select Online status and then select the online status you want your contacts to see when you are online and press OK. Navigate to the menu bar and select S Settings to open the Settings page.
  • Page 71: Games

    To play a two-player game with this TV, you need a two-player kit with 2 passive 3D glasses - Philips PTA436 (sold separately). Games Also, the game console must be connected with HDMI. Play a game Play a two-player game To start a two-player game .
  • Page 72: Tv Specifications

    Switch off timer TV on the Philips website for your country at If you do not press a key on the remote control during a 4 hour period, or if the TV receives no signal for 10 minutes, the TV switches off automatically to save energy.
  • Page 73: Power

    Type • Diagonal screen size : - 42PFL6008, 6158, 6188, 6198, 6678 : 107 cm / 42 inch - 47PFL6008, 6158, 6188, 6198, 6678 : 119 cm / 47 inch Please find out for yourself about the local rules on separate...
  • Page 74: Connectivity

    • Audio Codecs : AAC, HE-AAC (v1/v2), AMR-NB, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, MPEG-1/2/2.5 Layer I/II/III (includes 42PFL6008 / 6158 / 6188 / 6198 / 6678 MP3), WMA (v2 to v9.2), WMA Pro (v9/v10) Width 953 mm - Height 556 mm - Depth 36 mm - Weight •...
  • Page 75: Tv Software

    Insert the USB memory into your computer. On the USB memory device, locate the file update.htm and double click it. Click on Send ID. If new software is available, download the TV Software .zip file. After the download, unzip the file and copy the file autorun.upg onto the USB memory device.
  • Page 76: Support

    To download the Help (user manual) go to 11.3 Online help To solve any Philips TV related problem, you can consult our online support. You can select your language and enter your product model number. Go to .
  • Page 77: Copyrights And Licences

    ABOUT DIVX VIDEO: DivX® is a digital video format created by DivX, LLC, a subsidiary of Rovi Corporation. This is an official DivX Certified® device that plays DivX video. Visit Copyrights and licences for more information and software tools to convert your files into DivX videos.
  • Page 78: Other Trademarks

    12.9 Other trademarks All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyrights and licences / Other trademarks...
  • Page 79: Index

    Child lock code 27 CI+ 11 Index Clear LCD 37 Clock 35 Colour 36 Colour enhancement 37 Colour temperature 38 3D glasses, type 51 Common Interface slot 11 3D glasses, use 51 Connections, list 33 3D, 2D to 3D 51 Connectivity guide 9 3D, cleaning glasses Custom colour temperature 38...
  • Page 80 Playback formats 74 Power consumption 72 Key beep 43 Power inlet 6 Keyboard, connect 15 Predefined symbol rates 29 Programme list 33 Language, menus 35 Light sensor 72 Quick picture settings 17 Lounge light 42 Quick start 21 Manual installation 30 Radio channel 25 Media server software 8 Reception quality 30...
  • Page 81 Skype, online status 67 Wi-Fi smart screen, channel bar 65 Skype, receive calls 68 Wi-Fi smart screen, tool bar 65 Skype, ringtone 70 Wi-Fi smart screen, watch TV 64 Skype, sign in 66 WoWLAN 62 Skype, sign out 70 WPS - Wi-Fi Protected Setup 7 Skype, video call 68 WPS, PIN code 8 Skype, voice call 68...
  • Page 82 Non-contractual images / Images non contractuelles / Außervertragliche Bilder Specifications are subject to change without notice. Philips and the Philips’ shield emblem are registered trademarks of Koninklijke Philips N.V. and are used under license from Koninklijke Philips N.V. All registered and unregistered trademarks are property of their respective owners.